Spread of new strains unlikely to trigger another COVID-19 wave, WHO says MADRID. KAZINFORM The spread of coronavirus strains will not spark a new pandemic wave, Regional Director for Europe at the World Health Organization Hans Kluge said in an interview with the Spanish El Pais newspaper on Thursday.
Commemorative events dated to 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and USA launched in Washington WASHINGTON D.C. KAZINFORM With the support of the George Washington University’s Central Asia Program, a virtual discussion was held on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and the United States.
Kazakh tennis players out of Australian Open doubles first round MELBOURNE. KAZINFORM Kazakh tennis players Zarina Diyas/Yulia Putintseva and Yaroslava Shvedova/Elena Rybakina failed to win in the doubles first round match at the Australian Open 2021, the official website of the Kazakh Tennis Federation reads.
TASR: Negative test for coronavirus required to be allowed to go to work BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM Negative test certificates for coronavirus no older than seven days are required for people living in districts with the two most severe levels of alerts in order to be allowed to go to work as of Wednesday, according to a Public Health Authority decree.
N Kazakhstan installs up-to-date X-ray diagnostic complex PETROPAVLOVSK. KAZINFORM A new up-to-date X-ray diagnostic complex, Platinum dRF, is installed at the multi-field regional hospital in North Kazakhstan region, Kazinform reports. The cost of the diagnostic complex made in France is UZT 175 mln, Kazinform correspodent reports.
Mandatory wearing of medical masks should stay in effect till late spring, expert says MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The mandatory wearing of medical masks at crowded places as a preventive measure against the novel coronavirus infection should stay effective till the end of spring, the chief doctor of the Leader of Medicine center, Yevgeny Timakov, has said.
One more air passenger tests positive for COVID-19 in Almaty NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – One air passenger arrived in Kazakhstan on Sharm El Sheikh-Almaty flight on February 9, 2021 tested positive for the coronavirus infection, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on preventing the spread of COVID-19.
New virus cases at 15-day high as extended Lunar New Year holiday kicks off in S Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily virus cases bounced back above 500 Thursday, putting authorities on heightened alert over a potential surge in infections during the extended Lunar New Year holiday, Yonhap reports.
Yulia Putintseva beats Alison Van Uytvanck, reaches Australian Open 3nd round NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazkahstani tennis player Yulia Putintseva has defeated Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck in the second round of the Australian Open, Kazinform correspondent reports citing the press service of the Kazakhstan Tennis Federation.
Nur-Sultan moves into COVID-19 ‘yellow zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of February 11, 2021 the two regions – Akmola and Pavlodar – are in the «red zone» on the country’s COVID-19 spread map, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on preventing the spread of COVID-19.
Tehran, Moscow agree on joint production of Sputnik V in Iran MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Iran and Russia have reached an agreement to establish joint production of Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali said Wednesday at an online ceremony marking the 42nd anniversary of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, TASS reports.
COVID-19 cases reach nearly 9.6 million BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - The total number of people infected with the novel coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic has reached 9.599,565. From Monday to Tuesday, 51,486 positive diagnoses for COVID-19 were confirmed by health authorities, Agencia Brasil reports.